SWAT Team Startles Gamer Colorado authorities say people in multiple locations were playing a computer game. One player apparently made a fake 911 call, summoning police to a bogus shooting.
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Colorado authorities say people in multiple locations were playing a computer game. One player apparently made a fake 911 call, summoning police to a bogus shooting.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steven Inskeep. Here's one way to win a videogame. Colorado authorities say people in multiple locations were playing a game and one player apparently made a fake 911 call summoning police to a bogus shooting - a SWAT team swarmed his opponent. They found no shooting inside, just a startled guy at a screen. Incidents of swatting as it's called, have struck gamers in New York, Connecticut and Florida, where their opponents called in reinforcements from reality. It's MORNING EDITION.

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